74%

Acceptance Rate

$31,815

Avg.Financial Aid

001704

FAFSA Code

About Knox College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,333

Website

https://www.knox.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

A private university by the name of Knox College is located in Galesburg, IL. It was in 1837 when the Knox College was founded. The motto of the Knox College is Latin: Veritas and its official colors are purple and gold. Across all the courses offered at Knox College, the enrolment stands at 1,258. The school has an academic staff of 120 who teach various courses to the students. There are around 57% of the students who are females and 43% are males at Knox College. At KC, around 99% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several achievers in its 183 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are John Podesta, Barry Bearak, Ander Monson, and Jack Finney. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At KC, 30 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by HLC Higher Learning Commission, and NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education). $170 million (2019) is the total value of endowment of the Knox College.

Location & Contact

Address

2 E South St

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3093417000
Fax: 3093417070
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular college helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Knox College has been ranked at the 331st position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the college based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

74%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Recommended

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission to Knox College is easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 1 admission thresholds. To kickstart the admission process at KC, the candidates have to fill an application form and submit a fee of $50. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1090-1350, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Knox College is 27. However, those getting an ACT score less than 24 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 2 E South St, Galesburg, Illinois 61401-9999, or call (309) 341-7000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$24,668

Average Annual Cost

$45,783

Books And Supplies

$900

Other Fees

$771

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,870

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,000

Total One Year Cost

$58,324

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to KC are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $60,136 per year. The average annual tuition cost ($48,168), books and supplies ($900), room and boarding ($10,068), and budget for other expenses ($1,000) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

81%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Quarter

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

60%

Male Professors

40%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Psychology, General

38 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

37 Graduates

Economics

30 Graduates

Biology, General

26 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

26 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

20 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

15 Graduates

Computer Science

14 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

14 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

14 Graduates

Political Science and Government

12 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

11 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

11 Graduates

History

10 Graduates

Physics

10 Graduates

Area Studies

9 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

9 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

9 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

9 Graduates

Chemistry

8 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

7 Graduates

Music

5 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

4 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

2 Graduates

International/Global Studies

2 Graduates

Philosophy

2 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

1 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,333

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

33%

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

48% White

2% Unknown

8% Black

15% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

17% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

40%

Out Of State

48%

In State

12%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$71,885 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 99% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

99%

Undergrads in College Housing

90%

Averege Housing Cost

$4,941/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,929/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,929/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Blaze the fox

School Colors

purple and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Midwest Conference

Total Male Athletes

178

Total Female Athletes

134

Intramural Sports

4

Sports Club

7

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by KC. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $10,068 per year for living on campus. The students at Knox College have several dining and meal plan options to choose from. Moreover, the average meal plan costs around $4,929 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At KC, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 43% and 57%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$29,800/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$39,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$25,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$259 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$31,815

Students Receiving Federal Grants

32%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,993

Students Receiving State Aid

24%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,556

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$29,103

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$41,829

$30K - $48K

$40,251

$48K - $75K

$38,560

$75K - $110K

$32,059

> $110K

$27,305

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$36,389,855

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$5,773,731

The financial aid department of Knox College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,059, whereas the financial aid is $31,827. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,483 and institutional aid worth $31,827. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to Knox College amount to $36,389,855 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $5,773,731.

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